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A 16-year old girl discovers she is pregnant; a waiter fields a strange request at a Macaroni Grill; a six-year old breaks the teacher’s rules and an Imam becomes a chaplain in the New York City Police Department.

Carly Johnstone. Photo by Greta Rybus

A 16-year old girl discovers she is pregnant.

Audio

A waiter fields a strange request at a Macaroni Grill.

Audio

A six-year old breaks the teacher’s rules.

Audio

An imam talks about his experiences as a Muslim student in New York City on 9/11.

Video

Extras from this episode:

Carly Johnstone

A 16-year-old girl discovers that she is pregnant.

Gwen, Gretchen, Carly, Asha and Henry, together as one family.

Henry holding Asha. All photos courtesy Carly Johnstone.

 

Sam S. Mullins

A waiter fields a strange request at a Macaroni Grill.

Sam is a performer and frequent storyteller in his home city of Vancouver. Find out more about his work, and his experience becoming a Moth storyteller, at his website, samsmullins.com.

 

Khalid Latif

An Imam becomes a chaplain in the New York City Police Department.

Check out this short film about Khalid’s work with the NYPD and the challenges facing his students.

The music featured in this episode…

The Drift – Uncanny Valley - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

Bill Frisell – Little Waltz - Find it on iTunes

Chandler Travis Three-O – One Step Forward - Find it on iTunes/Amazon

The Smooth Jazz Instrumental Band – Fly Me To The Moon (Bart Howard) - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

Keith Jarrett – Americana - Find it on iTunes